Eric M. Glover

Assistant Professor Adjunct of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

Eric M. Glover is an assistant professor adjunct at David Geffen School of Drama at Yale University, where he practices dramaturgy and dramatic criticism. Glover is the author of African American Perspectives in Musical Theatre (London: Methuen Drama, 2024), where he reads notable works by and about Black people from Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins to Stew closely. Additional writing either appears or is forthcoming in Milestones in Musical Theatre (London: Routledge, 2023), program materials, Sondheim from the Side, and Theater magazine. Glover is a contributing editor for Theater magazine, a member of the editorial board and a peer reviewer for Studies in Musical Theatre, and he serves on the board for Yale Cabaret. Glover has been elected secretary of the American Society for Theatre Research and he takes office in 2023 at the 2023 ASTR Annual Conference. As a past recipient of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship at The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, it is important to Glover that a life of the mind be accessible to marginalized groups. 2021 George Pierce Baker Award Winner for Excellence; 2022 Raymond Plank Drama Residency at Ucross Foundation; 2023 Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society Inductee.